File-sharing isn’t just a hobby or an illegal activity anymore—it’s now an official religion in Sweden. The Church of Kopimism is now approved, even though its primary practice is not. Disciples are called Kopimists, a word they created from "Copy me" …
During the last half year the Missionary Church of Kopimism tripledits members from 1,000 to 3,000 and it’s expected that the recent newswill cause another surge in followers. Official member or not, Gersonencourages everyone with an Internet connection to keep on sharing.
“We confessional Kopimists have not only depended on each other inthis struggle, but on everyone who is copying information. To everyonewith an internet connection: Keep copying. Maintain hardline Kopimi,”Gerson concludes.